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Less than three weeks ago, a judge ordered New Mexico to provide computers and high-speed internet to at-risk students for remote learning.
On Tuesday, he issued another mandate.
Hurry it up, he said.
First Judicial District Judge Matthew J. Wilson ruled the state must immediately determine which public education students and teachers do not have digital devices and then get them some.
Oriana Farrell is the mother of five who was involved in the high profile "minivan shooting" in Taos in 2013. When Farrell was pulled over by New Mexico State Police for speeding along State Road 518, she attempted to leave the scene before receiving a citation. When she was pulled over again, an argument ensued and her son intervened. The family then got back into their minivan and officer Anthony Luna began to smash the car's side window with his baton. As Farrell took off, officer Elias Montoya took two shots at the car. The Farrell's were finally apprehended in Taos, where Oriana was charged with five counts of child abuse and resisting arrest, all of which were later dropped.
Just days after a young Santa Fe County woman filed a lawsuit accusing law enforcement officers of detaining her at gunpoint in what she calls an unconstitutional search, the state House of Representatives passed a bill that advocates say would strengthen such a claim.
The family of Bonnie Marie Damron, an Angel Fire woman who was killed in a single vehicle crash in Taos Canyon in 2018, has settled a lawsuit against the New Mexico Department of Transportation and San Bar Construction Corp. for an undisclosed amount of money.
Family members of a man who died in a fatal helicopter crash in Raton in 2018 have filed a lawsuit against Sapphire Aviation, the company who owned the downed aircraft. The surviving wife and children of Paul Cobb are seeking financial restitution for his death.
In January 2020, a chunk of the north adobe wall inside the historic Kit Carson Home and Museum in Taos collapsed into a pile of rubble.
The collapsed wall became one more reason the Freemasons of Bent Lodge No. 42 - which actually owns the property - wants to part ways and break its lease with the Kit Carson Home and Museum.
There was a time when many Taos County Democrats crossed party lines to support Republican candidates, and those candidates themselves were se…
The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Tuesday morning that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has the authority to impose fines for violations of the st…